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An essay the late novelist published just after the 2016 election has caught new attention because of the recent deadly shootings and the correlation of at least one to racist ideology
A young mother lost her life while trying to protect her her family after gunfire erupted at a Detroit park for what police say was a superficial reason.On Saturday Francesca Marks, 30, was at Rouge Park on the city's...
The comedy-drama surrounding the misfortunes of several characters in the southern city has been green lighted for a third and fourth season

  A longstanding racial rivalry at a federal prison in Florida turned deadly over the weekend after an inmate was stabbed to death while several others were transported to the hospital.On Sunday morning, Black and white inmates clashed after a...
  With the excitement already building for the premier of the Madame C.J. Walker mini series set to come to Netflix, things get even better with newly announced actors joining the cast.According to Yahoo! News, Netflix announced on Tuesday that...
  Former president Barack Obama, responding to the weekend mass shootings in El Paso, Tex. and Dayton, Ohio that killed 31, urged Americans to "soundly reject language coming out of the mouths of any of our leaders that feeds a...

There are so many unsung hereos in our history that do not get the recognition they deserve and Edith Jones, who died this week, is more than qualifying. Predating the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, over 70 years ago, Jones became the first Black student to attend a medical school in the South.
The Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has been under major scrutiny since reports claimed he may have abused his son. Now the NFL has announced that they are not seeking any disciplinary action against the football star.
Viral sensation Tay-K will not be making music for a while as he was found guilty of a murder that took place during a robbery a few years ago.

To add to the list of "matches made in heaven," we now have the incomparable Mahershala Ali taking the baton to play Blade in the much anticipated reboot of the supernatural movie franchise.
After posting a now viral video of her reaction to a white man verbally abusing her in a grocery store line, State Rep. Erica Thomas confronted the man in a heated exchange that was captured on news cameras.
An interracial couple in Alabama have found that racism is a lot closer to home than they once thought.On Wednesday morning, Jeremy Miller and his wife Gina, who own a realty company, were alerted a "For Sale" sign on...
After being incarcerated for several years on drug trafficking charges, Love & Hip Hop: New York star, Mendeecees Harris is likely to be coming home next year.
Philadelphia police officials have decided to fire a group of officers after thousands of racist, homophobic, Islamophobic, or violence-advocating Facebook posts were found on an online database.During a press conference on Thursday, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross condemned the...
Empire actress, Serayah is finally commented on her thoughts around the Jussie Smollett scandal and how it affected the rest of the cast.
The four Chicago police officers accused of covering up evidence connected to the shooting death of Laquan McDonald have now been fired after a protracted legal battle.On Thursday a city panel voted unanimously to terminate four police officers five...
After a fiery exchange during the Democratic debates a few weeks ago, it looks like 2020 presidential hopefuls Sen. Kamala Harris and Joe Biden will be at it again.On Thursday, CNN hosted a random drawing to determine when each...
The megahit from Lil Nas X has topped the Billboard 100 for 15 weeks, but on Twitter he seems to hint an invite for the R&B and country divas to do a remix -- and they might be down
Presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke explains how he feels after discovering he and his wife Amy's are descended from families who once owned slaves.
New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has undoubtedly been making waves since her historic election during the 2018 midterms. Now several people, including an African American entrepreneur, have joined the Republican ticket in hopes of unseating the progressive Democrat.Scherie Murray,...